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Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:59

Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Sanya Richards-Ross and Former NFL Star Aaron Ross Welcome Son

Written by  Yvonne Juris

Track-and-field pro Sanya Richards-Ross and NFL cornerback Aaron Ross welcomed their first child on Saturday, PEOPLE can confirm.

The couple’s newborn son, Aaron Jermaine Ross II, was born on 3:50 a.m. early Saturday morning.

He clocked in at 7 lbs., 13 oz. and 21 inches long

The couple revealed exclusively to PEOPLE that they were expecting back in February.

“Many parts of our lives have felt like a fairy tale, but this is our biggest blessing yet,” the couple said at the time. “We are so excited to start a family and can’t wait to begin this new adventure!”

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The sports stars got married on Richards-Ross’ birthday in 2010 after seven years of dating. Ross, 34, is an retired NFL cornerback and is a two-time Super Bowl champion who has played with the New York Giants, the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Baltimore Ravens.

Retiring just before the 2016 Summer Olympics, four-time Olympic gold medalist Richards-Ross, is also an author.

RELATED VIDEO: Sanya Richards-Ross on PEOPLE’s List

The Jamaican-American sprinter released her athletic memoir, Chasing Grace in June.

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